SOMETHING ROTTEN - Marriott Lincolnshire Auditions

Posted: March 3, 2019

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SOMETHING ROTTEN - Buffalo Grove Open Call/Female Identifying Dancers
Marriott Lincolnshire

AUDITION DATE
Fri, Mar 15, 2019
9:00 am (CST) Male Identifying Dancers will be seen on Thursday, March 14th.

APPOINTMENTS
No appointments necessary, this is an open call.

CONTRACT
Special Agreement Marriott Special Agreement; $789/week

SEEKING
Dancers/Movers/Singers for the upcoming production of SOMETHING ROTTEN. See breakdown for details.

PREPARATION
Looking for dancers with a variety of musical theater dance skills. Be prepared to do a short ballet/Jazz and Tap combination. Bring appropriate ballet/jazz and Tap shoes. No sneakers. Tumbling skills a plus. Please prepare one 16 to 32 bar cut (approximately 1 minute in length), and bring a second in case the Artistic Team needs to hear more. An accompanist will be provided. Bring music in your key.

LOCATION
Marriott Theatre Rehearsal Hall
1342 Barlcay Blvd
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Rehearsal Warehouse

PERSONNEL
Scott Weinstein: Director
Alex Sanchez: Choreographer
Andy Hite: Lead Artistic Director
Peter Marston Sullivan: Associate Artistic Director

OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal: August 8, 2019
First Performance: August 28, 2019
Press: September 4, 2019
Closing: October 20, 2019 (could extend to 10/27)

OTHER
No performers under 18 are being seen at this time. All ethnicities strongly encouraged to attend.
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of audition.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

BREAKDOWN
All ethnicities encouraged to audition.
NICK: 30 to 40’s male. A writer. Nigel’s older brother. He holds a grudge against Shakespeare. Seeking a great comedic actor that sings and dances very well.
NIGEL: 30 to early 40’s male. A writer. Nick’s younger brother. Sweet and a little awkward. He is in love with Portia. Seeking a great comedic actor that sings very well.
LORD CLAPHAM: Older male. Patron of the theatre. He’s flamboyant and extremely posh. Seeking a great comedic actor that sings well.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: 30’-40’s Male. Over the top, cocky, a true rock star of his time. He is the renaissance James Brown. Seeking a great comedic actor that sings and dances very well.
THOMAS NOSTRADAMUS: Male, 40s to 50s. A soothsayer. He predicts that Nick and Nigel will write a musical. Seeking a great comedic actor that sings and dances very well.
BROTHER JERIMIAH: Male, 50s. A Puritan. The father of Portia. He despises Nick and Nigel. Seeking a great comedic actor that sings very well.
SHYLOCK: An older Jewish man. Nick and Nigel are in debt to him. He becomes an investor in their musical. Seeking a great comedic actor that sings well.
BEA: 30’s Female. Nigel’s wife. She loves Nigel despite his past lack of success. She dresses up like a man to prove she can be an actor. Seeking a great comedic actress that sings very well.
PORTIA: 20’s-30’s Female. A beautiful puritan woman that Nick meets on the street. She has golden hair and loves poetry. Seeking a great comedic actress that sings very well.
ENSEMBLE Various ages / ethnicities.


Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.

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